Marketing and Communications Internship
Working closely with Green Century’s marketing staff, the intern(s) will be responsible for promoting Green Century’s Funds, with particular focus on Green Century’s new international fund through primarily website and digital marketing and design materials. This experience will offer the intern(s) the opportunity to learn about
marketing a new product in the socially responsible investing space as well as web and digital marketing. We will provide training on marketing strategy, media tracking and follow-up, social media work, basics of the mutual fund industry, and web content. The intern(s) will also be exposed to the burgeoning field of environmentally and socially responsible investing.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Updating and creating new website pages
Grow and update the media database
Draft content for press releases and website pages
Find and evaluate photos and images for use in marketing materials
Prepare PowerPoint presentations around the new fund and our impact work
Assist in outreach around new tools, press releases, webinars, etc.
Work with social media to enhance Green Century’s role and recognition
Assist shareholder advocacy staff in preparing for corporate environmental campaigns
Research and analyze areas of environmental risk facing various industries in order to identify those companies most at risk
A demonstrated interest in environmentally responsible business and socially responsible investing
Excellent writing skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel; advanced skilled preferred
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Marketing, messaging, writing or communications experience
An ability work both as part of a team as well as deliver independent projects
The position will require a minimum of 15 hours per week up to 20 hours per week in the spring and fall, and between 30 to 40 hours per week in the summer. Office hours are 9:00am to 6:00pm Monday through Friday. Intern(s) must complete work within that time frame and on a regular schedule. Days are flexible depending on
student schedule and program needs. Internships run for 12 weeks between January and May in the spring, May and August in the summer, and September and December in the fall.
The position is compensated through the MassCEC Internship Program for those who qualify. Candidates must be registered through the MassCEC internship program database.
DESCRIPTION OF ORGANIZATION
Green Century Capital Management, Inc. (GCCM) administers the Green Century Funds, the first family of no-load environmentally responsible fossil fuel free mutual funds. Founded and wholly owned by non-profit advocacy organizations, GCCM is dedicated to promoting an environmentally sustainable economy. The Green Century Funds put their investors' money to work for cleaner air, cleaner water, and greater corporate environmental responsibility.
The Green Century mission:
Provide environmentally responsible investing opportunities for those who care about the planet while
seeking competitive returns
Promote corporate environmental responsibility through a comprehensive and sustained shareholder advocacy program
Support the advocacy and public interest work of GCCM’s founding non-profit organizations by generating revenue to fund their programs
114 State Street, Suite 200, Boston, MA 02109
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Green Century Capital Management is an equal opportunity employer.
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marketing, communications, impact investing, mutual funds, socially responsible investing